Tag Archives: Drinking

‘As coronavirus eases we must tackle the drinking crisis and coming surge’

Covid-19 isn’t kind to sufferers of certain medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart ­disease. And along with the pressures we are all under, we can add alcohol to that list. The harm drink does to our health and finances usually reflects what’s going on in the country. In bad times,… Read More »

New Jersey city touts safe drinking water despite fears of lead in thousands of homes

Newark has a drinking water problem. That fact remains after officials continue to tout the New Jersey city’s water as the best and safest in the state and nation. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced Friday the city will distribute free filters to at-risk homes with lead service lines. This follows negative results the city received… Read More »

Drinking More Than Three Times a Week May Harm Your Health, Study Says

Decades-old advice about alcohol has recently come under fire, with two recent studies suggesting that even a moderate drinking habit may raise the risk of early death. The latest study, published Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, finds that drinking lightly four or more times per week may raise the risk of… Read More »